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New York

 

New York ( /njuː ˈjɔrk/; locally [nɪu ˈjoək] or [nuː ˈjɔrk]( listen)) is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous. The state is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east.

New York City, which is geographically the largest city in the state and most populous in the United States, is known for its history as a gateway for immigration to the United States and its status as a financial, cultural, transportation, and manufacturing center.  Read More

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Model Irina Shayk arrives for the Barbie Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue party in New York, February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Cristiano Ronaldo GF Irina Shayk Swims With the Pigs

By IBTimes AU

Would you swim with the pigs like what Cristiano Ronaldo's Supermodel Girlfriend Irina Shayk did? (12:43 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, COURT

Basketball Player Lamar Odom Departs the New York State Supreme Court After a Child Custody Hearing with His ex-Girlfriend, Liza Morales, in Manhattan
Lamar Odom Finally Agrees to Divorce Khloe Kardashian; Phil Jackson Confirms Odom’s Deal With the New York Knicks

By IBTimes AU

The current signs point out that Lamar Odom’s marriage with Khloe Kardashian is definitely over after she was spotted going out with rapper French Montana a number of times. (11:23 am)

Jay Z and Beyonce to Hit the Roads this Summer for a Tour!

By IBTimes AU

Jay Z and Beyonce are said to be planning a stadium tour together after countless appearances in each other's gigs lately. (8:14 am)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, PORTUGAL, SUPER BOWL, BILLBOARD, LONDON

Weibo
Sina Weibo Debuts in New York’s Nasdaq on April 17, IPO Aims to Raise $340 Million

By IBTimes AU

Beijing-based Sina Weibo is due to debut this week in New York through an initial public offering (IPO) that seeks to raise at least $340 million. (8:13 am)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, ADVERTISING

File photo of a woman holding a sign during a rally at Foley Square in New York
Controversial NYPD Program of Muslim Surveillance in New York Withdrawn

By IBTimes AU

The New York Police Department has decided to stop its secret surveillance program which apparently aimed to track down spies within Muslim neighborhoods in New York. (7:59 am)

IIFA Awards
IIFA Awards 2014: Bollywood Flash Mob Brings Busy NY Times Square to Halt [VIDEO]

By IBTimes IN

The busy New York Times Square was in for pleasant surprise as a horde of Bollywood dancers caught attention on the evening of 13 April. (8:33 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, FLORIDA, BOLLYWOOD

Boston Hoax Bomb Device: A man (pictured), recognized as Kayvon Edson left backpack with Pressure or rice cooker where explosions took place last year. (Photo: YouTube Screen Shot)
Boston Bomb Hoax: Kayvon Edson, Man Who Left Backpacks with Pressure Cooker During Marathon Bombing Anniversary

By IBTimes IN

A man, recognized as Kayvon Edson left two backpacks with a pressure or rice cooker where explosions took place last year. (6:54 pm)

Blood Moon Aftermath: Kiwis in Awe of Reddish Moon; Sparks 'Rapture' Debate Among Christians

By IBTimes AU

New Zealanders found themselves looking at the sky to get a glimpse of the lunar eclipse known as the "blood moon". Those in Auckland were not able to see the eclipse due to thick clouds but Kiwis on the eastern part of North Island had a g... (5:05 pm)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, ISRAEL, THE RAPTURE

U.S. Fines GM for not Answering Recall Questions
GM to Launch Product Development Group Focused on Safety

By Reuters

General Motors Co. will create a new global product integrity organization that will focus on product safety and quality, said GM Chief Executive Mary Barra in a speech on Tuesday. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: GENERAL MOTORS

Gisele Bundchen
Tom Brady’s Supermodel Wife and World’s Richest Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Survives an IRS Audit

By IBTimes AU

Tom Brady’s supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen was the subject of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) audit after she topped Forbes’ List of Richest Supermodels in the World. (Apr 16)